Eat Local Challenge Recipe Round-Up
Aug29

Eat Local Challenge Recipe Round-Up

This past month participating in the #EatLocalChallenge has been  so fun, I have learned so much about local producers and where my food comes from and I have cooked up some delicious food in the process. Kimberly Bowsher has done an incredible job putting this project together for the second year from sourcing the foods to putting together all the boxes and everything in between.  Check out all the yummy things I cooked up for the...

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Indie Ogden recipe: Lentils with broiled eggplant
Feb04

Indie Ogden recipe: Lentils with broiled eggplant

I am always excited to try a new recipes but with a new baby I haven’t had time to spend hours experimenting in the kitchen. With a newborn and a 5-year-old I need recipes I can not only  cook and prep with one hand but that are quick and easy and on top of that I need recipes  that are packed full of protein and nutrients. “Lentils, a small but nutritionally mighty member of the legume family, are a very good source of...

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Indie Ogden DIY: Quick healthy chili & heart shaped biscuits
Oct18

Indie Ogden DIY: Quick healthy chili & heart shaped biscuits

  Now that fall is here and the leaves are changing all I want to do is curl up inside with a  blanket and a bowl of chili and watch movies with the little one.  When a chili craving hit me hard and I couldn’t find a decent healthy recipe online I went in my kitchen and yanked out the crock pot to make my own. Chili is one of those wonderful foods that you can throw just about anything in  and with right spices it tastes...

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$10 dinner: super food gazpacho
Jul01

$10 dinner: super food gazpacho

Green ‘Super food’ Gazpacho for $9.50 Gazpacho is traditionally a tomato based cold soup but there are many modern variations of gazpacho, often in different colors and omitting the tomatoes and bread in favor of avocados, cucumbers,parsley, watermelon, grapes, meat stock, seafood, and other ingredients. This recipe I created to be simple but packed full of nutrients and since it is a raw soup every last vitamin and...

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Indie Ogden DIY: Healthy Protein Snax
May24

Indie Ogden DIY: Healthy Protein Snax

I love to eat healthy but I am usually on the go so I modified a few different protein bar recipes I found, added my own twist and created these yummy protein balls. There is all kind of  good things in it for you but my favorite in Quinoa! ‘Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) contains more protein than any other grain (actually it’s a seed so you can eat it raw too!); an average of 16.2 percent, compared with 7.5 percent for...

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